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Referring to the myth of 'Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat' (L'Arrivée d'un train en gare de La Ciotat, The Lumière Brothers, 1895), this video deals with the wonder of cinema and the relation between the cinema projector, the projection and the viewer. The name of the artwork is taken from the known English phrase 'Like ships that pass in the night' which refer to people who are destined to pass each other eternally and not be able to meet. The animation (a scan paper cut) simulates a cinematic effect by projecting a still image not in regular frontal projection, but sideways. The movement is created by the stretching and shrinking the image while shifting the focal point accordingly.

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 The CDA's archives are operating with the support of the Ostrovsky Family Fund and Artis
 

Trains that Pass in the Night

Referring to the myth of 'Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat' (L'Arrivée d'un train en gare de La Ciotat, The Lumière Brothers, 1895), this video deals with the wonder of cinema and the relation between the cinema projector, the projection and the viewer. The name of the artwork is taken from the known English phrase 'Like ships that pass in the night' which refer to people who are destined to pass each other eternally and not be able to meet. The animation (a scan paper cut) simulates a cinematic effect by projecting a still image not in regular frontal projection, but sideways. The movement is created by the stretching and shrinking the image while shifting the focal point accordingly.

 The CDA's archives are operating with the support of the Ostrovsky Family Fund and Artis
 

 The CDA's archives are operating with the support of the Ostrovsky Family Fund and Artis